Dog Photographer Of The Year 2017 Winners

The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition. Now in its twelfth year, the international competition received almost 10,000 entries from 74 different countries around the globe, including Canada, Russia, Brazil and New Zealand.

Overall Winner and Man’s Best Friend 1st Place Winner Maria Davison Ramos, Portugal

Maria Davison from Portugal has been selected as the overall winner of the competition with an image of an adorable puppy resting his head, which was placed first in the ‘Man’s Best Friend’ category. Continue »

Daredevil Photographer Recreates Iconic “Jaws” Movie Poster

A photographer got up close and personal with a 15-foot tiger shark to snap pictures similar to those used in the iconic poster for Steven Spielberg’s shark attack movie “Jaws”. Continue »

The Alley Cats: Photographer Nayan Khanolkar Captures Leopards In The Middle Of Mumbai

Few people can associate the bustling metropolis of Mumbai with forest and diverse wildlife, let alone the presence of a large cat in the by-lanes of the city. Yet this unexpected situation exists in the middle of Mumbai with more than 35 wild leopards living in the center of the city in Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Here you can see one of them on its nocturnal prowl. Continue »

Hong-Kong Based Company Makes Cat ‘LEGOS’ For People Who Love All Things Cat

If Lego and cats are among your favorite things in this world, now you can order a playful statue made of ‘Legos’ to liven up even the dullest office space or a living room. Hong-Kong-based company Jekca offers mini Lego sculptures for ‘kidults’ that come around 1.6 ft each – and their variety will surprise even the pickiest of customers. Continue »

Japanese Photographer Releases Book Of Breasts And Cats

If there’s one thing you see more of on the internet than boobs, it’s cats.

So innovative Japanese photographer Yuki Aoyama has done what now seems so obvious: combined the two. His collection, released in a book titled ‘Painyan’ (a pun in Japanese on the words for ‘breast’ and ‘meow’), contains 96 pages of beautiful women with cute kitties. The contented cats can be seen pawing at cleavages, settling inside blouses and even resting between two sets of breasts. Continue »

The Urban Herons Of Amsterdam

Over the years a large population of grey herons have made an unlikely home in urban Amsterdam. Julie Hrudova documents how the birds integrate into city life.


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Grey herons have taken up residency in Amsterdam in recent decades, and are often seen at markets hoping to catch some fish or chicken. Continue »

Photographer Snaps A Frog ‘Horsing’ With A Beetle

The images taken by wildlife photographer Hendy Lie in the lush surroundings of his home in Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia look like something out of a fantasy novel: a playful frog which seems to mimic a rodeo cowboy riding the back of a black beetle. According to Hendy, he captured the unusual scene for five minutes before the beetle made an escape to chase some food elsewhere. Continue »

Hilarious Entries For The First Ever Comedy Pet Photography Awards 2017


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The search is on to find the world’s funniest pet – from a nose-diving sausage dog to a pony trying its best blue steel.

The first ever Comedy Pet Photography Awards is capturing the hilarious escapades of animals at home. After founding The Comedy Wildlife Awards in 2015, wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and African landscape photographer Tom Sullam decided to create a new competition just for the escapades of animals at home. Continue »

There’s A Species Of Wild Cats Where The Adults Look Like Kittens Their Entire Lives


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Sand cats are a small, solitary cat native to deserts in Africa and Asia. Superbly adapted to life in the desert, they can live without water, run on shifting sand and detect prey underground. Continue »

Curious Fox Strikes Up Unlikely Friendship With Polish Photographer

Netizens were left awestruck after a batch of stunning photos was released on the web, showcasing a fox’s close bond with a young photographer named Iza Łysoń in Krakow, Poland. The photos of 20-year-old Łysoń and the curious fox named Freya were taken in a forest. Instead of fleeing from the camera, Freya had no problems posing in front of the lens. Freya was found by owner Roxanne in 2015. Continue »

Maru The Cat Tries On Different Wigs By Accident After His Owner Builds A Box Trap

This is Maru – the 9-year-old Scottish fold that is adored by thousands of people. Maru now has in upwards of 500k subscribers on Youtube and thousands of people watch his videos. In fact, he’s also a Guinness World Record holder for the most watched animal on Youtube. Why makes Maru so special? Continue »

Artist Brynn Metheny Re-Imagined Sharks As… Cats!

Artist Brynn Metheny had a little fun when she mashed up two of the greatest hunters in the world: sharks of the sea and house cats of the land. The results surely are interesting… and dare we say that some of them are kind of cute? Continue »

Bear Smells Brownies — And Does Whatever It Takes To Get Some

A Connecticut woman was in her kitchen baking brownies when she heard a thump against her screen door — and turned around to find a very unexpected visitor trying to get in. A young bear was standing on her porch, peering through the glass, hoping to be invited inside. The bear probably smelled the brownies being prepared and decided to see if the woman might be willing to share some with him. Continue »

Extraordinary Macro Portraits Of Insects By Francesco Bagnato

Francesco Bagnato is a talented photographer, illustrator, art director and designer currently based in Milan, Italy. For his latest project “Entomology”, Francesco captured different types of jewel beetles with their chromatic and iridescent exterior. Studied at Dante Alighieri, Bagnato describes himself as an insect lover and breeder. Continue »

Cute Cat Culture Goes Too Far With Japan’s Freaky Cat-Theme Masks

Japanese society places a great value on personal hygiene, and that extends to taking care of your skin. But just because the country is serious about grooming doesn’t mean it can’t have fun with the process, as evidenced by the variety of playful themed skin care masks that have gone on sale. Continue »